A Peaceful Bavarian Retreat With Expansive Outdoor Terraces
Tucked in the village of Oberaudorf in Bavaria, Germany, Gut Feeling is a modern rental home that offers comfort and serenity at...
A Pint-Sized Houseboat Provides a Peaceful Refuge for a Budapest Couple
Two city dwellers find respite aboard a 65-square-foot floating home on Eastern Hungary’s Lake Tisza.
On a Peaceful Wooded Lot, a Futuristic Toronto Home is Buzzing with Smart Tech
In a leafy Toronto neighborhood, a Cor-Ten–clad family home is wired for the future.
A Portland Designer Revamps Her Backyard With a Peaceful ADU and a Tiny Tree House
See how architectural designer Grey Shaeffer of Willa Work transformed the space with two dreamy retreats.
Peaceful Panopticon
A hike to the Park Butte fire lookout on Mount Baker, Washington, tracks the forgotten history of the sparse observation towers...
A Couple’s Home in New Jersey Takes Root Near a Peaceful River
Z+ Architects navigated an unusual riverfront site to create a contemporary residence with tranquil views and privacy.
An Architect Couple Turn an Urban Eyesore Into a Home That’s Both Peaceful and Playful
Clean, streamlined spaces with a reverence for the outdoors reflect a Toronto family’s adventurous lifestyle.
Grandson of Frank Lloyd Wright Constructs Peaceful Prefab Near the Legend's Famed School
A scion of Frank Lloyd Wright erects a modular hillside retreat near the architect’s estate.
9 Soothing Homes Designed for Health and Wellness
These peaceful dwellings are a refuge for the body and mind.
Peaceful Bungalow Makes for a Dream Retirement Home
Architect Michael Klauser created an ideal setting for one Austrian couple to quietly live out their days.
26 Peaceful Homes That Feel Like Zen Sanctuaries
These meditative spaces were designed to de-stress.
A Peaceful Plaza Basks Beneath This Giant, Futuristic Oculus
A verdant plaza below a cantilevered structure serves as a natural acoustic insulator.
This Sun-Soaked Cabin in the Canadian Wilderness Is a Breath of Fresh Air
Peter Braithwaite Studio crafts a peaceful retreat for a couple in Seabright, Nova Scotia.
Slow Down Time at This Zero-Energy Holiday Rental in Northern Spain
Laura Álvarez Architecture brilliantly reworks a stone ruin into a peaceful holiday retreat.
These Self-Sufficient Island Cabins in Finland Have All the Comforts of Home
Designed for both work and play, this peaceful escape includes a traditional Finnish sauna and a workshop.
7 Stunning Scandinavian Hotels
What first comes to mind when you think of the Scandinavian lifestyle? If it includes simplicity, comfort, and a connection to...
Connect With Bali's Tropical Landscape at One of these Modern Villas
The island of Bali in Indonesia has long been a popular destination for travelers seeking a vibrant tropical getaway.
Photo of the Week: A Peaceful Moment With the Linear Greenhouses of Half Moon Bay
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
This Northern California Prefab Gets a Dose of Universal Design
Thanks to a prefab in-law unit, an octogenarian modernist lives independently on a peaceful, verdant site in Northern California.
A Desert Charmer With Airbnb Clout Is Up for Sale at $899K
After buying a decrepit property in the peaceful California desert, designer Kelly Kai turned it into a chic destination rental.
A Dreamy Lakeside Cottage Embodies the Spirit of Simple Living
Thanks to its relaxed character and peaceful environment, this warm, simple wood dwelling captures the essence of cottage life.
A Serene Indoor/Outdoor Oasis Rises on a Lakeshore in Ontario
A family wanted to prioritize outdoor living and easy social gatherings in their new home—so Toronto firm MJMA delivered a...
This Light-Filled Forest Home in the Netherlands Brings Nature Into Focus
On the site of a former clinic, Kevin Veenhuizen Architects creates a peaceful family residence where plants and wildlife abound.
Escape to a Light-Filled, Beach-Meets-Forest Retreat in Portugal
Sitting across from a deserted beach on a private plot surrounded by a pine forest is a large modernist vacation home that's...
Classic Modernist House in Portland Inspires a Lighting and Furniture Line
Rejuvenation's new collection takes cues from John Yeon's 1937 Aubrey Watzek House.
A Gorgeous Refuge Treads Lightly on its Surrounding Nature Reserve
Set on the edge of a wooded hillside in a peaceful nature preserve, a stunning year-round refuge is designed with the utmost...
This Restored Cliff May Home Just Hit the Market at $849K
Tucked behind a concrete block wall and shaded by mature California Sycamores, this 1954 midcentury offers a peaceful oasis in...
Live Large in This Indoor-Outdoor Rancho Santa Fe Estate, Listed for $29M
Perched atop a 14-acre plateau, the 15,000-square-foot home offers a peaceful sanctuary—just steps away from the Pacific Ocean.
“Glee” Star Lea Michele Lists Her Brentwood Bungalow for $3.15M
This peaceful four-bedroom oasis in the middle of Los Angeles has a refreshing backyard pool that we’re dying to cannonball into.
A British Furniture Brand Built This Round Village in China
In Gaoming, China, the furniture company Timothy Oulton erected eight round houses, including one breathtaking domed structure,...
A Luminous Estate Overlooking the Ocean Seeks $8M in Malibu, CA
Surrounded by state parkland, the five-bedroom home also comes with a detached guest house and 780-square-foot garage.
This "Almost Cube" House Offers Mesmerizing Views of the Chilean Coast
Located in the coastal Chilean town of Punta de Lobos, a house with a pavilion-like shell made of slatted pinewood sits...
Own This Spacious Spanish Revival Home in L.A. For $2.95M
Sitting on a massive double lot, this revamped 1920s abode is the largest estate in L.A.'s Carthay Circle.
18 Outstanding Patios to Inspire Your Outdoor Setup
A well executed patio or deck can expand a home’s interior and create a peaceful, open-air oasis where residents and guests can...
An 1880s Manor With an Eye-Catching Porte Cochere Asks $2.3M in St. Paul, Minnesota
The 8,316-square-foot home comes with three guest apartments and a cedar-clad sauna on the garden level.
8 Small and Unexpected Garden Oases Hidden in the Middle of Cities
These urban refuges effectively use greenery, water features, and delicate lighting in every inch of their modest spaces to...

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